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Mexico Is the Deadliest Country for Journalists, but That’s Not Stopping These Students

Whether by drug cartels or corrupt politicians, journalists in Mexico are regularly threatened or killed for doing their job. Five students tell us why they’ve still chosen to study journalism and why they won’t stop fighting for freedom of the press.
Ollin Velasco
9.7.18
sports

Inside the 'Church' Devoted to Argentina’s Favorite Soccer Player

Diego Armando Maradona is one of the best soccer players of all time. And for many fans, he’s a god.
Rodrigo Márquez Tizano
8.7.18
Film

How Argentine Director Lucrecia Martel Pointed Her Camera at Colonialism

After a nine-year hiatus, the New Argentine Cinema pioneer is back on the scene with 'Zama.'
Felipe Sánchez Villarreal
3.22.18
COLOMBIA

Cave Paintings Are Giving This Colombian Town Life After Cocaine

For more than three decades, ancient treasures remained hidden among the light green coca plants of Raudal.
Andrés Bermúdez Liévano
1.12.18
latin america

VICE Reporters Got Caught Up in Colombian Police Gunfire This Weekend

The government has apologized for the attack on international observers and journalists and put more than 100 National Police in the area on modified duty.
Tania Tapia and Santiago Valenzuela
10.11.17
Earthquake in Mexico

What Mexico City Looked Like Right After the Massive Earthquake

The death toll from Tuesday's historic disaster is now well over 200 and keeps climbing. Here's a glimpse into the immediate aftermath.
Ollin Velasco
9.20.17
THE SALUTE YOUR SHORTS ISSUE

US Deportation Policy Is Stoking Gang Violence Across the Country

And it's only going to get worse.
Sarah Esther Maslin
5.23.17
Year 2050

Trump's Wall Won't Stop Climate Change Migrants from Streaming into the US

By 2050, experts say, rising temperatures may bring on a new wave of northward migration from Latin America.
Mike Pearl
2.23.17
Stuff

How Unethical Is Buying Cocaine?

Your baggie of white powder was brought to you by beheadings, torture, and deforestation in the Amazon. How bad should you feel about that?
Mike Pearl
5.23.16
Stuff

What McDonald's and Walmart Can Teach Drug Cartels

Writer Tom Wainwright's latest book <i>Narconomics: How to Run a Drug Cartel</i> looks at the drug trade as if it were a legal business, finding common ground between the underworld and legitimate corporations.
Seth Ferranti
2.27.16
peru

The Women of Peru’s Illegal Gold Mines

Peruvian photographer Omar Lucas travelled to the town of La Rinconada to spend time with women who spend 11 hours a day panning for gold.
Omar Lucas
7.13.15
VICE Loves Magnum

Jérôme Sessini Photographs History's Greatest Losers

The Magnum photographer on fatalism and determinism.
Glenn Cloarec
7.9.15